Gertrude Mae (Ives) Jenkins, age 90, passed away on April 23, 2019 in North Carolina. Preceded in death by: Son: David Jenkins. Daughter: Anita Justus. Parents: Jon and Myrtle Ives. Brother: Bobby Ives. Husband, who was the love of her life: Curley "Deak" Jenkins. Survived by: Children: Larry Jenkins, Donna Hunt, Cathy (John) Gill, Diane (Robbie) Casper and Darin (Robin) Jenkins. 19 grandchildren. Sister: Martha Meade. Brother: Jon Ives. Numerous great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, other family and friends. There will be a gathering of friends at JERRY SPEARS FUNERAL HOME with CREMATORY, 2693 W. Broad St., Monday, May 6, 2019 from 4-7 PM where memorial service will follow at 7:00 PM.